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2009-07-13 07:37:37

Current research is inconclusive regarding the relationship between alcohol consumption and prostate cancer risk. Researchers led by Zhihong Gong Ph.D. of the University of California San Francisco

2009-07-08 07:19:47

For the last six years, doctors have faced a dilemma about whether to treat men at risk of prostate cancer with the drug finasteride. On one hand, the drug had been shown to prevent cancer in about one of every four patients who received it.

2009-05-06 06:30:00

SEATTLE, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Revenue for the first quarter of 2009 was $30,000 compared to $31,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2008.

2009-04-28 10:30:00

-- Data Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting -- SEATTLE and CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Researchers from Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today presented preclinical data demonstrating the potential of D-3263, Dendreon's orally bioavailable small molecule, which targets TRPM8 (a transmembrane cation channel protein), to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

2009-04-28 08:09:00

REDUCE Trial data presented during American Urological Association Annual Meeting, April 27 CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dutasteride (Avodart), a commonly prescribed drug to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, has been shown to lower the risk of prostate cancer by 23 percent in men with an increased risk of the disease, according to results of an international clinical trial presented yesterday at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

2009-04-28 06:00:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SeqWright Inc., a CLIA certified and GLP compliant provider of custom genomic and molecular biology services, announced today its entry into the genetically-targeted therapy field through its partnership with PharmaGenoma.

2009-04-27 07:00:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phase II data presented at the annual meeting of the American Urology Association (AUA) indicate that men suffering from an enlarged prostate may benefit from BOTOX(R) injections.

2009-02-25 06:45:00

Important medical groups are recommending that healthy men use regular tests and should think about taking a drug that may prevent future prostate cancer.

2008-10-28 12:00:39

Pharmacogenomics research and development innovator PharmaGenoma, Inc. and its subsidiary HairDX, LLC (www.hairdx.com), today unveiled the next generation of its genetic screening test for male pattern baldness. The HairDX test is available immediately thru qualified physicians' offices.

2008-10-14 00:00:41

Use of a class of medications for treating an enlarged prostate is not associated with an increased hip fracture risk, U.S. researchers said. Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate, is a common condition that affects some 8 million U.S.

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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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